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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Compassionate Registered Nurse accustomed to treating diverse patient needs while managing dynamic conditions. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgment combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem-solving abilities. Well-versed in managing emergent cases with grace and efficiency.

Skills
  • Cerner
  • Unit administration- Charge Nurse
  • Preceptor for New RN's
Experience
04/2019 to Current
Registered Nurse Stonerise Healthcare Llc Ronceverte, WV,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Worked with management to identify and implement initiatives to increase nursing staff retention, morale and satisfaction.
  • Participated in hospital-wide initiatives and committees to improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Advanced nursing competencies through participation in simulation exercises and practice improvement projects.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Managed and provided leadership to help staff with direct and indirect patient care and telemetry monitoring.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Treated patients suffering from chronic and acute medical concerns, including asthma, seizure disorders and pneumonia.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Assessed patients in active drug and alcohol withdrawal and provided interventions to manage physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
  • Met training objectives by instructing new and prospective nursing staff in clinical skills and organizational procedures.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration, wound and ostomy care and catheter insertion.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Planned and spearheaded in-service educational programs focusing on fall safety, skin care and adherence to core measures.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Assessed patient health needs by reviewing and tracking EKG readings to address telemetry readings and quickly inform teammates on stability or acuity changes.
  • Treated patients using pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment modalities to address various disorders, diseases and injuries.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
05/2018 to 09/2021
Patient Care Technician Memorial Hermann Houston, TX,
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Responded promptly to patient call lights to provide physical and emotional support.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Supported healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.
  • Safely transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
  • Recorded observations and baseline measurements to maintain accurate medical records.
  • Kept unit well-stocked and efficient with necessary medical supplies.
  • Assisted with patient admission, discharge and transfer to maximize facility efficiency.
  • Monitored and charted fluid intake and output to stay current on patient conditions.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to note changes from prior measurements.
05/2008 to 12/2009
Administrative Associate Children's Hospital Boston Boston, MA,
  • Coordinated travel arrangements, including ground transportation, flight reservations and lodging.
  • Managed electronic calendars using Microsoft Outlook and scheduled meetings, appointments and conference calls.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service through direct communication with clients and team members.
  • Developed and continuously improved digital filing and document management protocols.
  • Oversaw filing systems and scanned documents to manage physical and electronic documents and information.
  • Answered phone calls and appropriately directed questions to determine which department or staff member could be of service.
  • Proofed and edited letters and other correspondence to correct grammar and spelling errors.
  • Worked professionally to handle all client, vendor and public guest requirements.
  • Processed incoming mail and packages and placed envelopes in bins to be dispersed to personnel in different departments.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2018 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Trident Technical College - Charleston, SC,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 11/2020- present
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification 9/2020- present
  • Stroke Certification- pending June 2021

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School Attended

  • Trident Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Administrative Associate

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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